Wikia Schmikia: Try Out These Sites
Jimmy Wales and Wikia Search may be getting all the press this week, but there are resources out there you may not know.
The Wikipedia phenomenon has garnered global attention, with its community of contributors and editing policies for its encyclopedia of information. Much of the attention has lavished praise on the site, but detractors claim its flaws harm the site’s users.
Trust comes into play when it concerns information. While Wales has become a minor celebrity as Wikipedia grew, he’s no master librarian, and probably very few of the site’s contributors hold such credentials either.
This likely motivated Gary Price at Resource Shelf when he commented on the Wikia Search hubbub: